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Sep 24, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced a series of officer-level promotions in the human resources, merchandising support and transportation departments. They are as follows: Melissa Buffington has been promoted to senior vice president of human development and pl...
Sep 16, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 16, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that it has formed a special committee to search for a Chief Executive Officer to succeed current CEO Cal Turner, Jr. The Committee is comprised of three members of the Company's Board of Directors and Mr. Turner....
Sep 5, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the August four- week period ended August 30, 2002, equaled $454.7 million compared with $393.3 million last year, an increase of 15.6 percent. Same-store sales for the August period increased 6....
Aug 28, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2002 of $42.4 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, an increase of 56.3 percent compared to $27.1 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, in the second quarter of fiscal 2001. In the second quarter of...
Aug 26, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug 26, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) plans to release results for the second quarter after market close on Wednesday, August 28, 2002, one day earlier than previously announced.A one-hour conference call is scheduled for Thursday, August 29, 2002, beginning at 10:...
Aug 13, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug 13, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable September 9, 2002, to common shareholders of record on August 26, 2002. As of August 2, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,891 neighborhood sto...
Aug 8, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the July four-week period ended August 2, 2002, equaled $434.3 million compared with $375.6 million last year, an increase of 15.6 percent. Same-store sales for the July period increased 6.6 percent compared with a 6.6...
Jul 30, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jul 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announces the appointment of Susan S. Lanigan as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.Chairman and CEO Cal Turner made the announcement saying, "Susan comes with great academic, corporate and legal credential...
Jul 11, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jul 11, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the June five- week period ended July 5, 2002, equaled $573.4 million compared with $473.8 million last year, an increase of 21.0 percent. Same-store sales for the June period increased 11.8 percent co...
Jun 24, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 24, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that it has completed the financing of its previously announced $450 million revolving credit facility with a syndicate of lenders led by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey as Sole Lead Arranger; SunTrust Bank as Administration Age...
Jun 19, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 19, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will make a presentation to the investment community at the William Blair & Company 2002 Annual Growth Stock Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, June 26, 2002, beginning at 10:30 a.m. CDT. A web cast of the presentation will be a...
Jun 6, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the four-week period ended May 31, 2002, equaled $446.1 million compared with $375.5 million last year, an increase of 18.8 percent. Same-store sales for the May period increased 9.6 percent compared wi...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced it has named David L. Bere to its Board of Directors.Chairman and CEO Cal Turner, Jr. made the announcement saying, "Dave Bere is an experienced executive who understands senior management dynamics of both small and la...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable July 1, 2002, to common shareholders of record on June 17, 2002.As of May 3, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,731 neighborhood stores in 27 states with distri...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at 10:00 a.m. CST. The webcast will be available on the Company's website at "http://www.dollargeneral.com ."As of May 3, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,731 neighborhood sto...
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